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Edgar Allan Poe: An Afternoon at the Wissahickon

by Melissa Juliet Sagendorph Even during a bleak, snowy December afternoon, it’s hard to imagine the Wissahickon Valley Park serving […]

Beatrix Potter, More Than Just Bunnies: The Legacy of Beatrix Potter

What is Your Personal Legend?

Zora Neale Hurston, A Literary Life

From Turkmenistan to America: How I Found Langston Hughes

Latest Tours

Central Italy Tour – The Name of The Rose

Join us for this special trip to a classic destination, Classical Pursuits–style. On this journey to central Italy, we’re reprising […]

English Poets of WWI

Magic Mountains: Literature, Culture and Coffee in Colombia

Eating Europe Food Tours – Rome

A Celebration of Harry Potter

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Jessica A Beck: My Personal Legend

Jessica A Beck: My Personal Legend

Up next in the My Personal Legend series is Jessica A. Beck from New Hampshire via Boston. Jessica speaks eloquently about her experience as a very yo[...]
New My Personal Legend – Melissa Juliet Sagendorph

New My Personal Legend – Melissa Juliet Sagendorph

Up next in the My Personal Legend series is Melissa Juliet Sagendorph from Massachusetts and most recently Philadelphia. Melissa Juliet talks about un[...]

Latest Book Reviews

The Minefield Girl by Sofia Ek

by Francis McGovern I just finished the memoir, The Minefield Girl by Sofia Ek. It’s a short but compelling read […]

It’s What She Does: Sharing Lynsey Addario’s World

By Katie Steinharter Lynsey Addario’s book, “It’s What I Do,” is one of those books that stays with you, that […]


2018 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

 This year is the 10th Anniversary of 2018 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.  Last year there were there were 185 […]

October is Plan a Cruise Month!

October is the month to plan your cruise according to Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA.) The ability to plan a […]


The Snap Basket Luxe: Great New Tote for Books!

We found about this great new Tote bag, from CleverMade. The Snapbasket LUXE collection  combines style while being sustainable and […]

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Literary Traveler in Your Life

By Melissa Sagendorph,  We hope that you all have an amazing holiday season. Oh but you would like a gift […]


The Renwick Hotel in New York City

by Francis McGovern In our series on literary and historic hotels, we take a look at some hotels that can inspire […]

Spending The Holidays with Catie Copley at the Copley Plaza Hotel

By Tava Hoag and Francis McGovern If you have a little Literary Traveler (who loves to read and go out […]